| |

Local News Releases

Southwest District Office 417.895.7600

July 28, 2014 09:30 AM
Greene County Route MM/B at I-44 West of Springfield
Bridge Demolition RESCHEDULED to Weekend of August 8

Greene County - Work to demolish the Route MM/B bridge over I-44 west of Springfield has been RESCHEDULED for the weekend of August 8-9, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.  

The bridge demolition is the first step in a project to replace the Route MM/B bridge with a new wider and taller structure. 

During the bridge demolition, I-44 traffic will be rerouted over the ramps at the interchange.

Drivers can expect traffic disruptions on I-44 and on Route MM/B starting at 7 p.m. Friday night, August 8, and lasting until 6 p.m. Saturday, August 9.

Bridge Demolition Schedule

  • 7 p.m. Friday, August 8 -- One lane in each direction on I-44 will be closed at Route MM/B.
  • 8 p.m. Friday, August 8 -- Route MM/B will be CLOSED at I-44.
  • 10 p.m. Friday, August 8, until 6 p.m. Saturday, August 9 -- I-44 traffic routed over the ramps at the Route MM/B interchange.
  • During the bridge demolition, Route MM/B traffic will NOT have access to I-44. However, I-44 traffic will be able to exit at Route MM/B.
  • I-44 drivers who want to avoid the possible congestion at Route MM/B can use Route 65 to Route 60 to Route 360 in Springfield to detour around the bridge demolition area.

Traffic Impacts During Bridge Construction

The Route MM/B bridge over I-44 will be CLOSED from August 8 to November 8.  However, the ramps at the interchange will remain open much of the time.

In late September, it will be necessary to CLOSE the ramps at the interchange for up to 30 days. During the ramp closing, drivers will NOT be able to use the interchange and will need to follow the signed detour.

Drivers can expect nighttime lane closings at times on I-44 at Routes MM/B.  Nighttime work hours will be 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Project Background

Prime Contractor: L. Krupp Construction, Inc., Ellisville, MO

Completion Date: December 15, 2014, although the new bridge will be open to traffic by November 8, 2014.

Construction Cost: $1.8 million

Project Information

RATE OUR WORK ZONES

Follow MoDOT's Southwest District:

  • Facebook: MoDOT.Southwest
  • Twitter: MoDOT_Southwest
  • Google+: +MoDOT/Southwest District

 

 
District Map
Southwest District
spacer
Traveler Information
Traveler Map
Ozarks Traffic
map
call, cell, mobile, phone iconText Alerts - Sign Up!
spacer
Quick Links
Your Local Area Engineer
Report a Road Concern
Making History: I-49 in Missouri
On the Move
spacer
Your Local MoDOT
Get your local district information.
Districts Map
Northwest Northeast Kansas City Central St. Louis Southwest Southeast
About Us
How Do I...
Contact Us
Missouri Department of Transportation
Central Office
105 W. Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65102
1-888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636)
horz_bar
| | |
Missouri State Government
 
© 2013 Missouri Department of Transportation. All Rights Reserved.   Privacy Policy.
 
 
Bates Vernon Barton Jasper Newton McDonald Barry Stone Taney Lawrence Dade Cedar St. Clair Henry Christian Greene Polk Hickory Benton Dallas Webster Northwest Northeast Kansas City Central St. Louis Southwest Southeast iTunes Android Facebook Twitter Flickr Pinterest Blog YouTube RSS